Release Date/Time: 5/21/2013 11:13 AM
Officers responded to a call of a brandishing of a firearm in the area of W. Alisal at Church St. The victim (42) was walking in the crosswalk when a passing vehicle failed to stop and yield to the pedestrian who shouted at the driver for his discourtesy. The driver of the vehicle. a Hispanic male, approximately 18, made a u-turn and as he drove near the victim he brandished a firearm and shouted profanities at the pedestrian.
The vehicle described as a newer model orange VW Beetle drove away eastbound on W. Alisal. Investigation continues.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Salinas Police Department at 758-7321 or to remain anonymous 775-4222
Release Authorized by: Officer Miguel Cabrera